Tuesday, 31 July 2018

GURU PURNIMA DAY CELEBRATION 2018




Guru Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day in the Hindu month of “Ashadha” as it is known in the Hindu Calendar of Indian.  It is an Indian and Nepalese festival dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers.  It is a nationwide festival which is dedicated towards the ‘Guru’ in this world.
    Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated the Guru Purnima in a grand manner.  The programme was presided by Mann.  Hanumanta Raoji, Treasurer of Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra.  The function started at 2.30 PM.  The programme was compered by Sri Harini, of X Standard.
            “Prayer helps us to develop our potential strength and ability”.  The programme was initiated with the invocation song sung by the students of VIII standard.
            “Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast”.  Ananya V. Sathish, of IX std extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries, teachers, students and all the viewers.

            “A voice is a human gift.  It should be cherished to say human speech as possible”.  Nigisha, of VIII Standard presented her speech about “Guru Purnima” in Tamil.


            “The beauty of woman is reflected in her soul”.  Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya got a great chance to hear the message of Guru Purnima by Mann. Nivedita Didi, Vice President of Vivekananda Kendra.  Her valuable message was read by Smt. P.Jeya, the teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.
            “Music is the divine way to all beautiful, poetic things to heart”.  A wonderful Guru song was sung by the students of VIII Standard.
           The President of the celebration Mann. Hanumanta Raoji, Treasurer of VRM & VK addressed the gathering. He expressed that the celebration of Guru Purnima reflected our Indian culture and civilization.  He explained the difference between successful life and purposeful life.  He told all could become successful.  But purposeful person should have the quality of honesty, truthfulness, reverence to the country and all the people in our nation.  He advised the students to lead a purposeful life.  He spoke that the education should be beneficial to the society and it should develop the characters of every students.  He illustrated the names of Swami Vivekananda and Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa for the best Guru-Shishya relationship.

            “The secret of winning any prize is knowing that our own treasure and potential”.  The academic toppers as well as the teachers of X and XII standard were awarded and honoured by Mann. Hanumanta Raoji  and the Chief Guest.
          

We had an spiritual personality Swami Swarupananda Maharaj, Ramakrishna Thabovanam, Thuraiyur as our chief guest addressed the viewers.  He narrated the story of “Sathya devatha” which specified the essence of honest and truth.  He illustrated the life of “Harichandra”.  He made the students to say “Gayathri Manthra”.  He advised the students to practice the manthra daily.  He spoke that the students should follow the words of teachers and to read the books of Swami Vivekananda, Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Mother Saradha Devi.  He explained the significance of teachers.
            “Some memories are unforgettable, reminding ever vivid and heartwarming”
            Mann. Hanumanta Raoji, presented the memento to the honourable Chief Guest.
            “A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness”.  Vote of thanks was proposed by Naveena, of IX standard.
            The programme ended at 4 PM with Kendra prayer.



Friday, 22 June 2018

International Yoga Day Celebration 2018



           International Day of Yoga is celebrated on 21st June.  Our Indian Prime Minister Sri. Narendra Modi in his UN address suggested the date of 21st June to celebrate International Day of Yoga as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.  And it was declared unanimously by the United Nations General assembly.
           

Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated the International Day of Yoga with great enthusiasm.  It was presided by Mann. Hanumantaraoji, Treasurer of VRM & VK.  The programme started at 8 am.  It was compered by Smt. Issakkiammal, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.
           
“Prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the Universe”.  We initiated our programme by an invocation sung by Sri.Manikumar, Music Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.  “Welcome enters as guests and leave as friends:.  Smt. S.Nithya, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries, Teachers and the students. 
To highlight the benefits of Yoga, students performed Surya Namaskar, various Asanas like Padmasana, Vajrasana, Vakrasana and Vrukshasana.  They performed pranayamas for improving their concentration in studies and day to day activities.  The performance was lead by Smt. Vijaya Nirmala, Physical Education Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.  She explained the benefits of asanas.

           Smt.R.Thanga Janaki, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya shared the importance of the Yoga Day.  She explained the various branches of Yoga and how it helped the man’s health and well being.

            “Yoga gives a holistic healing power to the body, mind and soul”. “Speech is power.  Speech is to persuade and convert”. Mann. Hanumantaraoji, as the president of the programme addressed the gathering.  He spoke about the significance of Yoga. He appreciated the students performance and they needed to practice it daily.

            “The word “Thanks” expresses the extreme gratitude, humility and Understanding”.  Vote of thanks was proposed by Kumari. V.K.Bowya, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.

            The programme ended in harmonious way at 8.45 am with “Kendra Prayer.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Sports Day Celebration 2018


“Success is where preparation and opportunity meet”.

         
  Sports play an important role in every one’s life especially in students’.  Everyone should involve themselves in the sports activity.  Sports are necessary because it brings physical and mental fitness to the person.  As we all know that, living a relaxed and comfort life we need a sound mind and sound body.
         Annual sports day was celebrated with great enthusiasm in Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, on 24 February 2018.

  Master of ceremony was by H.Aswini of IX Standard.  The programme began with an invocation song sung by VI standard students. The welcome address was delivered by S.Subashini of IX Standard.  The importance of the day was presented by Smt.Thanga Janaki, V.K.V.Teacher. Sri.Venu Gopal, Deputy Superintendant of Police, Kanyakumari, was our Chief Guest who addressed the gathering.  

                 He emphasized the importance of sports in a child’s life.  It plays a vital role in our life as it keeps us healthy, wealthy and active.  He spoke about his personal experience.  He instructed the students to participate in all the sports events, which will be useful in their future. 




                 He advised the students to avoid watching television and using mobile phones.  He insisted the students to take good, healthy, nutritious food.  He instructed the students to maintain physical and mental health in well manner.  It brings the highest level of confidence in their life.  He also applauded the Principal Shri.S.Abraham Lingom for the school’s outstanding achievements.

 

            Shri.K.Raju Kumar Sir read out the name list of the winners.  The Chief Guest awarded the shields and the certificates to the winners of the various sports events.



 
            Our Principal presented a memento to the honourable Chief Guest.  The Sports day ended with vote of thanks followed by Kendra Prayer.



Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Mother's Day Celebration - 2018


“God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers”

     Mother’s day is a day dedicated to all mothers, celebrated every year to honour the mother and motherhood.  Every mother plays a great role in the life of their kids from giving birth to making them a well human being.  It is only mother who shapes the child’s character and then whole life.

 Shri. Rama Krishna Paramahamsa was born on February 20, 1836.  His wife was Saradha Devi. He was the Guru of Swami Vivekananda.  He treated all the women including his wife as a ‘Mother”.  So in our school, the birth anniversary of Shri.Rama Krishna Paramahamsa is celebrated as Mother’s Day.

  

     The programme commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the honourable Chief Guest Smt. T.Viji, Teacher, Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Agasteeswaram and the Special Guest Smt. Janaki Pushpam,Incharge of Tirunelveli branch, RDP, Vivekananda Kendra.

     Master of Ceremony was by Smt. S.Prema, V.K.V. Teacher.  The invocation song was sung by Smt.Shantha Kumari, V.K.V. Teacher.  The welcome address was delivered by Smt.Geetha, V.K.V. Teacher.  The importance of the day was presented by Smt.Usha, Teacher of V.K.V.  Smt.Rani Rathna Kumari got the first prize in music competition.  She sang the melodious song infront of the audience, which gave her the first prize.
 
     Some of the mothers who participated in the competition and games shared their experience.  We had an eminent personality Smt.T.Viji, Teacher of Govt. Hr. Sec. School in Agasteeswaram, as our Chief Guest who addressed the gathering.  She recalled the poetic lines of Mahakavi Bharathiyar and spoke about the various competitions conducted in our school on account of Mother’s Day celebration. 
She expressed her views about Shri Rama Krishna Paramahamsa’s qualities who treated all the women including his wife as a mother.  She encouraged the mothers by narrating various incidents that happened in Australia and Japan.  Then she explained about the love of Edison’s mother and Veera Shivaji’s mother.  She exhibited Gandhiji’s promise to his mother.  She advised the mothers to spend their time with their children when they return from the school.  She instructed them not to give electronic items.  She insisted them to cultivate the habit of saving money, to develop the habit of reading books.  So the children will develop the good values.  She emphasised the children to think positively and to establish the greatness of the school.

     Various competitions like Rangoli, Music competition, preparing healthy food, musical chair, lemon and spoon, number games were conducted in our school for mothers.  They participated enthusiastically and won prizes.  Venkateswari Teacher read out the name list of the winners in the competition.  Prizes were given away by the Chief Guest and the Special Guest. 

     Smt. Janaki Pushpam, Tirunelveli Branch, RDP, Vivekananda Kendra as our Special Guest addressed the gathering.  She explained the importance of Mathru Pooja.  She spoke about the Tamil poet Kavimani’s famous poetic lines about women.  She shared about Swamiji’s visit to Chicago.
  She spoke about the tradition of India, how the children got blessing from their parents and how rarely they are getting the blessing in the current era. She exhibited the Mathru Pooja performed by the Kings to the Tapsvi Saint.  She narrated a small incident about the appreciation of a mother. 
She instructed the mother to develop their children with humanity, discipline, good values and tradition.  She advised them to visit temples weekly once and asked them to serve the country.

     Mann. Aparna didi presented a memento to the honourable Chief Guest and the Special Guest.
    
     Shri. Manikumar Sir expressed his views about the importance of Mathru Pooja.  Our school students participated in Mathru Pooja and performed the pooja for their mothers by chanting the slogans infront of the Goddess Saraswathi.

   
  The Vote of thanks was proposed by Smt. R.Selvi, VKV Teacher.  Finally the programme culminated with Shanthi Manthra.
 



Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Report of feliciation function of Man.Nivedita Didi

DATE             : 29-01-2018
VENUE          : VIVEKANANDA KENDRA VIDYALAYA M.H.S.S.
On the fine evening of 29th Jan 2018, we organized the felicitation ceremony to honour Man.Nivedita Didi who received “Padma sree”, the prestigious award for her selfless service to our Mother Bharath.  The celebration was initiated with the lightening of the lamp by Man. Nivedita Didi, Vice President of VRM & VK, respectable Principal Shri. S.Abraham Lingom and the honourable correspondent Shri. R.Subbiah Nadar.

            To fill the air with the divine blessings of our Almighty, an invocation song was sung by the alumni of our school.  Shri. S.Abraham Lingom, Principal extended a hearty welcome to the gathering.  Shri. R.Subbiah Nadar, the senior most teacher of our school shared his heart touching experience with Nivedita Didi.

            Smt. M.Nalarani highlighted the noble qualities present within her and expressed her happiness for having worked as a Balwadi teacher under her guidance.
            Smt. K.G.Sariga, Vice Principal of VKV shared the memorable moments and expressed that the days she had her school education under her guidance was really a golden period in her life and is still glad to be in her shade.
            
Smt. P.Jeya, Smt.K.R.Ishwarya the alumni of our school serving as teachers in this prestigious institution shared the golden memories of the by-gone days.



  Man.Nivedita Didi blessed our staff on that happiest occasion and shared her experience about the communal harmony that happened in a state in northeast India, which was put to an end by unity and love.  She dedicated the Padma Sree Award to Kendra and expressed whole-heartedly that the award she received was not given for her individual work but for the dedicated work of Karyakarthas in rendering their service to humanity.  She advised the staff to make the maximum and best use of time and opportunity to bring pride to their family, school and society and work unitedly with dedication and not calculate the work by monetary value.  She enlightened us to bring up the children with good character to spread the fragrance of our country.
           
Shri. R.Subbiah Nadar, Correspondent and Shri.S.Abraham lingom, Principal of our school presented the memento the Man. Nivedita Didi as a token of our love.
            Vote of thanks was proposed by Kum.S.Nithya,  teacher of our school.  The programme was compered by Kum.S.Kalaivani, teacher.  Finally the celebration culminated with Kendra Prayer.


Monday, 29 January 2018

REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION 2018


               
India celebrates the Republic Day every year on the 26th of January from 1950 when constitution of India came into force. Republic day in India has great importance in the history. It tells us all about each and every struggle of Indian freedom. India got Independence on 15th of August in 1947 and two and half years later it became a Democratic Republic.

        
This year 69th Republic Day was celebrated with pomp and show in our school. The function started at 8.30 p.m. The master of ceremony was by Kowsalya of IX Standard . On that happiest occasion, we initiated our programme by an invocation Vandhe Madharam sung by IX Standard girls. The flag was unfurled by Mann. Nivedita didi, Vice President of V.R.M. & V.K. This was followed by National anthem. The pledge was delivered by Jagatheesh of VIII standard .

            Smt.S.K. Dhivya, Teacher of V.K.V. extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries. The students of VIII Standard sang a patriotic song about the importance of the day. T. Monisha of IX Standard delivered the importance of the day in English. The students of various classes performed Karate and expressed their skill tremendously.  The students of VIII standard sang a melodious song in Tamil.
            We had an eminent person Shri. P.Natarajan, Inspector of Matriculation Schools, Tirunelveli as our Chief Guest and he addressed the gathering. He expressed that good behaviour leads to good life. Festivals and other celebrations are very important in our life. It leads to keep in the mind the olden things, tradition, etc. He spoke about the three stages of life namely, child hood youth and old age. The first stage, students should learn and acquire good things. 
The second stage what we learnt that should be utilized carefully in adult hood. If we utilize the first and second stages properly the oldage will be happy and cheerful one. He shared the experience that the got in the school of Tirunelveli district. He insisted  the value of parents especially the fathers. He reminded us that the parents are the back bone of our life. Parents sacrifice their lives so that the children  shine in the world. He composed a poem in Tamil about our country. The students of VII and VIII Standard enacted Tamil drama and showed their patriotic spirit through the play  ‘Vanchinathan’.

            Presidential Address was given by Mann. Nivedita didi, Vice President of V.R.M. & V.K. She expressed her views about the importance of the day. She shared her views about the education in India before the arrival of British after the arrival of Britishers. In 1823 the British collector conducted a survey regarding education in India. She exhibited that only 17 % of students attended the school. She spoke about the cruel treatment  of Indians under the hands of British. She reminded that how Indians rose against the British to get freedom. She illustrated a boy who studied in V.K.V. He completed his matric here and dropped out his education because of his poverty. 
He worked as labour in the foreign country and later he became a Project Manager of a reputed company. She told about Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam’s dream of becoming a developed country in 2020. She instructed that we should be the part of our family, society and nation. She insisted the students to raise our country through our sincere work. She explained about Karate which was originated in India. She appreciated the students who performed Karate excellently.
            Smt.Selva Nithya, Teacher of V.K.V. read out the prize list of the E.A.toppers. The Chief Guest and Mann.Nivedita didi gave away the prizes for the winners.
Mann. Nivedita didi  presented a memento to the Chief Guest. Finally the programme was concluded with Kendra Prayer.


Saturday, 20 January 2018

155TH JANMA DIWAS OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDA ANNUAL DAY OF VIVEKANANDA KENDRA VIDYALAYA AND NATIONAL YOUTH DAY

Swami Vivekananda’s birthday is celebrated with the great joy and enthusiasm in India every year on 12th of January. It is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, maker of the modern India. It was first declared by the Government of India in the year 1984 to celebrate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda as the National Youth Day. It is the aim of making better future of the country by motivating the youths through the way of life and ideas of Swami Vivekananda.

Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated its annual Day in a grand manner. It was presided by Mann. A.Bala Krishnanji, Vice president  of Vivekananda Kendra. The function started at 5.30 p.m. with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the honourable Chief Guest Sri. Yazdi Naoshirwan Karanjia, B.Com.,L.L.B.,D.Com, Principal of the Cambay Institute of Commerce, Surat and the Special  Guest Sreemath Swami Niyanmanandar, Ramakrishna Thapovanam, Thiruparaithurai.

The programme was compered by Smt.P.Jeya,Teacher V.K.V. On that happiest occasion we initiated our programme by an invocation song sung by the students of V.K.V. Shri. S.Abraham Lingom , Principal of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries and presented the Annual Report. He read out the achievements of V.K.V.
Sreemath Swami Niyamandar as our Special Guest addressed the gathering. He expressed that if a person wants to become the best artist, he should keep the best drawing infront of him and concentrate on the particular topic. Finally he will achieve the goal successfully. He reminded us about Swamiji’s Chicago Address and how he got applause in the parliament of America. He spoke about mankind, self confidence, creativity and knowledge. He told that the students should be active by doing physical exercise. He exhibited that the Gurukula system of education was replaced by the arrival of British in India. He was inspired by Swamiji’s principles and thoughts. He admired that even before 100 of years Swamiji has given his thought to this world. He instructed the students to help others and also sacrifice their life for our country. He advised the students to respect our nation and to spread its fragrance all over the world.
Vaman expressed her views about Cycle Rally which started from Pune and it was about ‘Clean India’. She spoke about Gurukula education which promotes the confidence of students and physical activities. She said that the students are trained to face the challenges in their life. She shared her views about the visit to historical and architectural and then places, the tradition of India and also  their experience in doing one thousand times of Surya Namaskar.She thanked V.K.V. for giving the opportunity to share it.
The Academic toppers as well as E.A. toppers were awarded prizes . The prizes were given by the Chief Guest and the Special Guest. Vasista house won the first place in the E.A. competitions.  The shield was presented by the Chief Guest to the Vasista incharges. Smt. Ishwarya Teacher of VKV read out the names of the winners.




Sri. Yazdi Naoshirwan  Karanjia, Principal of the Cambay Institute of commerce as our Chief Guest addressed the audience. He sang a birthday song for Swamiji. He expressed his views about the simplicity and successful persons like Bala Krishnanji, Niveditha Didi and Radha Didi. He reminded us India is ‘Unity in diversity’. He spoke about Swamiji’s visit to Chicago in 1983 where he proved his religion. He expressed his views to save the religion and community of our country. He instructed us to serve humanity. He narrated some stories about mind and heart. He exhibited us when a person smile she will go near to lod. He quoted Swamiji’s powerful thoughts and narrated the incidents from Swamiji’s  life history. He spoke that the students are depending on internet and they are becoming like robbot and there is no affection in the family. He insisted the students to avoid media sources and unnecessary things. He wished the students to lead a cheerful life and be successful in their achievements.
Presidential address was given by Mann. A.Balakrishnanji, Vice President of Vivekananda Kendra. He expressed his views about the National Youth Day. He spoke about karma yoga and lod has given us everything to make purposeful in our life. He narrated the incidents from the great epic ‘The Ramayana’. He exhibited that education must be based on Bharathiya Samschar. He reminded us education should build a good character, nation builders,discipline, etc. He quoted Swamiji’s thought “Serve man and Serve god”. He advised the students to serve the country with selfless service till the death of life.
Mann. Bala Krishnanji presented the memento to the honourable Chief Guest and the Special Guest. Vote of thanks was proposed by Smt. K.G.Sariga, Vice Principal of V.K.V. The colourful cultural programmes were performed by our V.K.V. students.




The programme ended at 8.45 p.m. with Kendra prayer.